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M61 crash involving overturned vehicle causing major delays

Posted on - 20th June, 2024 - 5:30pm | Author - | Posted in - Chorley News, Preston News, Roads, South Ribble News, Transport
Congestion on both the M61 and M6 northbound Pic: Traffic England

There are major delays on the M61 near Preston due to an overturned vehicle.

Delays are expected until at least 7.30pm after the crash just north of Chorley and Junction 8.

The section of motorway, before it meets the M6, experiences high volumes of rush hour traffic which are delayed northbound due to the crash.

Read more: ‘Expect delays’ as Ringway lane closure in place for whole summer

There are also delays on the M6 northbound from Junction 28 (Leyland) up to Junction 30.

The M6 southbound is also seeing congestion on the southbound side from Junction 32 through to the M61 junction.

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